Week 3 Pittsburgh Steelers - Cincinnati Bengals

Scores and stats from WhatIfSports.com's NFL simulations
By Paul Bessire, WhatIfSports.com
September 22nd, 2009

WhatIfSports.com "played" the 2009 Week 3 - Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Bengals game 10,001 times. The Pittsburgh Steelers win 62.1% of the time by an average score of 20.3-18.0. The stats in the boxscore below represent the average outcomes of those simulations.

To view NFL picks and fantasy football projections from every NFL game this week, visit our Week 3 NFL Scores page.

NFL Week 3
Steelers emblemSteelers
@
Bengals
Sun., Sep. 27
Bengals emblem
AFC
Pittsburgh
AFC
Cincinnati
20GAME PROJECTION (Sep. 22, 2009)18
Win % 62.1 Win % 37.9
Over/Under 37.0 Spread 4.5
Win % ATS 39.9 Win % ATS 60.1
Over % 49.9 Under % 44.3
First Downs 18 First Downs 16
Rushing 6 Rushing 5
Passing 11 Passing 10
Penalty 0 Penalty 0
3rd Down Eff 6/14 3rd Down Eff 6/15
4th Down Eff 0/0 4th Down Eff 0/1
Rushes-Yards 35-123 Rushes-Yards 31-106
Avg Rush 3.6 Avg Rush 3.4
Comp-Att-Int 16-25-1 Comp-Att-Int 16-28-1
Passing Yards 195 Passing Yards 177
Sacked-Yards 1-9 Sacked-Yards 2-13
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 Fumbles-Lost 1-0
Punts-Avg 4-40 Punts-Avg 5-45
KR-Avg 4-24 KR-Avg 5-22
PR-Avg 5-13 PR-Avg 4-11
Penalties-Yards 3-22 Penalties-Yards 4-23
Time of Possession 31:17 Time of Possession 29:15
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Rashard Mendenhall 13.4 53.9 0.4
Willie Parker 11.0 37.1 0.2
Mewelde Moore 7.6 28.5 0.3
Ben Roethlisberger 2.2 2.4 0.0
Rushing ATT YDS TD
Cedric Benson 22.2 80.3 0.4
Bernard Scott 4.2 14.3 0.1
Brian Leonard 3.7 10.7 0.1
Receiving REC YDS TD
Santonio Holmes 4.7 72.0 0.5
Hines Ward 5.1 56.4 0.4
Heath Miller 3.3 35.1 0.2
Mike Wallace 1.3 23.9 0.2
Receiving REC YDS TD
Chad Ochocinco 5.5 77.9 0.4
Laveranues Coles 3.5 35.9 0.2
Andre Caldwell 1.9 20.2 0.1
Chris Henry 1.1 18.3 0.1
Daniel Coats 1.6 15.4 0.1
Brian Leonard 1.5 12.2 0.1
Passing YDS TD INT
Ben Roethlisberger 203.6 1.3 0.9
Passing YDS TD INT
Carson Palmer 189.8 0.9 0.9
Field Goals Made Missed
Jeff Reed 1.9 0.2
Field Goals Made Missed
Shayne Graham 1.9 0.3

Paul Bessire is the Product Manager of Content and Quantitative Analysis for WhatIfSports.com, a division of FOX Sports Interactive specializing in fantasy football simulation analysis and football sim games. With any comments, questions or topic suggestions, Paul can be reached at BtB@whatifsports.com. Thanks!

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